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  • A Look at the Week's Top Dividend Growers

    During the past week, GuruFocus recognized four companies as dividend growers. In order to be qualified for this list, the company had to:

    GuruFocus.com10 mins ago
  • Exclusive: Goldman moves executive to new role building ETFs

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) has moved an executive from its trading division to its investment-management division to launch a business that will sponsor exchange-traded funds and sell them to retail clients through third parties, according to a memo and people familiar with the matter. Michael…

    Reuters13 mins ago
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  • [$$] Chinese Corruption Probe Stretches Into Canada

    A Chinese government anticorruption investigation that has already swept aside dozens of officials is stretching into Canada, with a shake-up at state-run China National Petroleum's Canadian operations ...

    The Wall Street Journal15 mins ago
  • Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

    The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that ...

    Associated Press17 mins ago
  • Ken Fisher's Top Increaes of the Second Quarter

    CEO and CIO of Fisher Investments and regular Forbes contributor, Ken Fisher, had a pretty busy second quarter.

    GuruFocus.com23 mins ago
  • Asia stocks seen mixed after flat US lead

    Asian stock markets are called mixed on Tuesday following a lackluster lead from Wall Street and as investors await a raft of Japanese economic data.

    CNBC28 mins ago
  • Must-know: Will bonds react to Ukraine and Gaza tensions?

    There could be a bit of a bid in the bond market due to the Ukrainian situation and the Israeli situation, but this is probably de minimus.

    Market Realist44 mins ago
  • UN condemns terrorist oil sales from Iraq, Syria

    The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned any sale of oil from Syria or Iraq by terrorist groups and reminded all countries that buying the illegally obtained oil violates U.N. sanctions. A presidential ...

    Associated Press48 mins ago
  • 5 Questions That Will Not Get You Hired

    The wrong questions can tank even the best interview. Here are five questions you should never ask in a job interview.

  • Must-know facts about the silver rally

    While the metal has had a respectable run over the past month, silver is still playing catch-up after losses earlier this year.

    Market Realist54 mins ago
  • Mining deaths on rise, 22 in first half of 2014

    Twenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012. The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health ...

    Associated Press57 mins ago
  • Fortis pushes ahead with Canada LNG for transport expansion

    Fortis Inc is pushing ahead with a C$400 million ($370.4 million) expansion of its Tilbury liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in British Columbia, as the gas distributor looks to meet growing domestic demand for the super-chilled fuel. Bechtel Canada has been chosen to lead the project, which will…

  • Nasdaq stocks posting largest volume increases

    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. : Approximately 13,503,900 shares changed hands, a 1,723.5 percent increase over its 65-day average ...

    Associated Press
  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases

    A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Aeroflex Holding Corp. : Approximately 39,900 shares changed hands, a 92.4 decrease from its 65-day average ...

    Associated Press
  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume increases

    A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading: Armstrong World Inds : Approximately 8,306,800 shares changed hands, a 863.5 percent increase over its 65-day ...

    Associated Press
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  • Final Glance: Silver companies

    Shares of some top silver companies were mixed at the close of trading: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.04 or 1.2 percent, to $3.27. Pan American Silver Corp. rose $.13 or .9 percent, to $15.13. Silver Standard ...

    Associated Press
  • Final Glance: Gold companies

    Shares of some top gold companies were up at the close of trading: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.01 or .1 percent, to $18.69. Gold Fields rose $.03 or .7 percent, to $4.07. GoldCorp. rose $.24 or .9 percent, ...

    Associated Press
  • Final Glance: Coal companies

    Shares of some top coal companies were mixed at the close of trading: Arch Coal fell $.03 or 1.0 percent, to $2.86. Consol Energy Inc. fell $.07 or .2 percent, to $39.94. Peabody Energy rose $.16 or 1.1 ...

    Associated Press
  • Index Equity Funds Gaining Popularity

    The popularity of index stock funds as an investing vehicle has been rising in recent years. Among households that owned mutual funds, 372 index funds managed total net assets of $1.7 trillion at year-end ...

    Investor's Business Daily
  • Biotech ETF Price Swings May Signal Need For Caution

    Biotech ETFs seesawed in recent weeks, sliding after grim Fed comments, perking up after blockbuster earnings from big-cap leaders Gilead (GILD) and Biogen (BIIB), and slumping again upon more modest news ...

    Investor's Business Daily
  • ETF Strategy Helps Investors Stay In Tune With The Market

    Figure out the general market's direction, and you've gone a long way toward making the correct stock-investment decisions. That's because leading stocks tend to follow the main indexes. But determining ...

    Investor's Business Daily
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